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Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held its meeting on Friday, January 15, in Yaounde, Cameroon. As a special guest of honour, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, was in attendance during his maiden visit to Cameroon for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN).
Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in presidential elections, rejecting as a "complete sham" early results that gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead.
Britain will ban arrivals from South American countries and Portugal because of concerns over a new Brazilian variant of the coronavirus, transport minister Grant Shapps said on Thursday.
“Each visa applicant must have a negative Covid certificate and yellow fever vaccination certificate. These are the requirements for all South Sudanese travellers to Kenya. For the Kenyan citizens who are coming to South Sudan, they should do the same, get the normal visa from our embassy in Nairobi,” Ambassador Gum is quoted as saying by the national broadcaster South Sudan Broadcasting Corporation (SSBC).
For months, Nextdoor moderators have struggled with the challenge of addressing QAnon content on its neighborhood sites — but after last week’s deadly attack on the Capitol, the pressure between moderators and the company’s policy team may have reached a breaking point.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Gabriel Aduda, disclosed the development in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
Security forces in Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state have “neutralised” 265 suspected Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) rebels, state media outlet Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reported on Tuesday.
Kebbi Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, on Tuesday, observed that Nigeria had always been disposed to maintaining peace with her neighbours, especially on thorny boundary issues.
World Boxing Council heavyweights champion Tyson Fury’s U.S promoter Bob Arum says he is hopeful of finalising a deal for a super-fight with Anthony Joshua in the next two weeks.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the posting of Ambassador-Designates to Nigerian Missions abroad. The list includes 43 Career Ambassadors and 52 Non-career Ambassadors.”
The new provisional quarantine protocol for passengers arriving Nigeria introduced by the federal government has come into effect from Monday, 11th January, 2021.
The Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Senate Committee on Public Accounts is raising the alarm of how the money was spent and sustained the indictment report against the Ministry of Health over the issue due to failure of the officials of the Ministry to explain their own side of the allegation.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has suspended the ongoing screening of applicants for recruitment due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Commercial vehicles topped the list of categories of transport vehicles involved in road crashes across Nigeria in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 ’20), the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reports.
A pressure group, South East Concern Group (SECG) has called on the people of Anambra State to vote massively for Senator Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah in the forthcoming governorship election in the state, saying the senator would take the state to greater heights if elected governor.
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has called on Nigerians to shun calls for division, insurgency, banditry and all inter-ethnic, religious and politically motivated wranglings capable of disintegrating the country.
A presidential aspirant for 2023 general election and former Chief Judge of Anambra State, Professor Peter Umeadi has argued that electing an Igbo as president of Nigeria in 2023 would ensure full integration of all sections of the country, which is being clamoured for since the end of the Nigeria civil war 51 years ago.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed civil servants on Level 14 and below to work from home till February 1, 2021 as part of measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease amid the second wave of the pandemic.
One person has been killed and another badly injured after suspected armed bandits attacked a team of Benue State Livestock Guards and Agro Rangers of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Benue.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former military administrator of Lagos and Borno states, Gen. Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd) as Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has welcomed the plan by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello to harmonise tax policies within the territory in order end multiple taxations on by businesses in the territory.
In a continued effort towards tackling the COVID-19 pandemic amid fear of the second wave, the management of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) has released 13 COVID-19 guidelines for students.
Elder statesman and chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Comrade Frank Ovie Kokori, has accused Secretary of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, JNI, Dr. Khalid Aliyu of allegedly inciting religious war in the country.
He polled a total of 304 votes to defeat four other candidates and emerged victorious in the delegates election on Sunday
A prototype train using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) maglev technology was rolled out on Wednesday in southwest China’s city of Chengdu.